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Best of Documentary 1

The first of two sessions of the best International and Australian documentaries in competition.

Screening: Tue 14 Jan, 4.30pm | Running Time: 111 mins | Classification: Under 15yrs to be w/adult

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  • Horrie

    Greece, April 1941 and the Nazis are pushing hard but we’re still holding firm. Say hello to the 2nd/1st Machine Gun Battalian and their secret weapon – Horrie the hero dog of the Mediterranean!

  • Letters From Pyongyang

    When the letters from a North Korean relative stop coming a Korean-Canadian father and son embark on an urgent quest into the heat of a rarely seen North Korea in search of long lost family members separated by political conflict for more than a half-century.

  • Jambo Amani

    A group of Congolese FDLR militiamen have decided to renounce violence surrender their weapons and enter the reintegration programme of the United Nations. Happy to leave behind the troubled mountains of North Kivu, they take a helicopter to City of Goma where a new life is about to begin.

  • Patio

    At the yard they play football dance “Caopeira” and talk about freedom.

  • Live Through This

    Can a man embrace his mother’s killer? A film about the ultimate act of forgiveness.

  • Slomo

    Depressed and frustrated with his life Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO trading his lab coat for a pair of rollerblades and his IRA for a taste of divinity.

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